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Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black)

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Product Highlights
  • Use for DSLRs with Battery Grips
  • Padded Hand Cushion
  • Back Buckles to Camera & Grip's Lugs
  • Provides Support and Ease of Camera Use
  • Adjustable to Regulate Length
  • Easy to Install/Remove

The black Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip from Vello assures you of a firm grasp of your camera while out shooting. The padded hand cushion is comfortable and provides support when the shot appears. Rather than have your camera dangling from a long strap, this hand grip keeps your DSLR firmly in your hand so when you're ready to shoot, all you need to do is raise the camera to eye level and shoot.

It attaches by back buckling one end to the camera's strap lug and the other to your vertical grip's lug. The strap is fully adjustable for maximum comfort to accommodate different size grips and hands. It's easy to install and remove and comes with a one-year warranty from Vello.

Compatible with grips (or cameras that come with built-in grip, e.g. Canon 1D series) that include a strap mount on the bottom
Provides a firm grip to help prevent accidental dropping of camera or camcorder
One end attaches to camera's strap lug and the other to the vertical grip's lug
Fully adjustable
Material Nylon strap/leatherette pad
Attachment Method Back buckles to camera's and grip's strap lugs
Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black)
  • One-Year Warranty
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    VelloHand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black)
     
    4.3

    (based on 28 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (13)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (10)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    80%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (11)
    • Durable (10)
    • Lightweight (10)
    • Adjustable (8)
    • Comfortable (8)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Sports/action (9)
      • Travel (8)
      • Landscape/scenery (7)
      • Stable (7)
      • Supporting camera (7)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Semi-pro photographer (10), Pro photographer (9), Photo enthusiast (6)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (26)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Exactly what I expected

      I shoot adult softball for a local sports facility and some times the ball seems to have me as it's target. I mostly shoot on a monopod with some pretty long lenses and needed...Read complete review

      I shoot adult softball for a local sports facility and some times the ball seems to have me as it's target. I mostly shoot on a monopod with some pretty long lenses and needed a way to feel secure knowing I am able to move "DUCK" out of the way in a hurry and not drop my gear.This works great, and as an added bonus...it allows me to relocate swiftly and accurately. At first it took me a little time to get used to it sticking to the back of my hand ie;sweating, but now I don't even notice. The bottom buckle did come undone one time, but by threading the tail back through the opposite side of the buckle this eliminated that problem. Great product! Worth the money at twice the price.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Nice but not very useful

      I think this works just like it's designed to. But if you have a battery grip and ever shoot in portrait, then you have to pull your hand out of the strap and move...Read complete review

      I think this works just like it's designed to. But if you have a battery grip and ever shoot in portrait, then you have to pull your hand out of the strap and move it to the grip and then when you turn back to landscape then you have to put it back into the strap. If you change back and forth a lot it becomes a real pain.
      So - it is perfect for what it's designed to do but not very practical for people switching back and forth a lot.

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      2.0

      Nice but not very useful

      By marP

      from Canada

      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Landscape/Scenery

        Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

        I think this works just like it's designed to. But if you have a battery grip and ever shoot in portrait, then you have to pull your hand out of the strap and move it to the grip and then when you turn back to landscape then you have to put it back into the strap. If you change back and forth a lot it becomes a real pain.
        So - it is perfect for what it's designed to do but not very practical for people switching back and forth a lot.

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        • No

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        4.0

        Great grip for the price...

        By CaptainTrips

        from Champaign, IL

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Landscape/Scenery
          • Sports/Action
          • Travel

          Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

          For the price, this is a great grip and is comfortable. Great alternative to the more expensive versions, and works with an attached battery grip. My only complaint is the strap that attaches to the bottom of the grip is WAY too long and might need to be cut off. Although, I guess it's better too long than too short.

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          • No

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          5.0

          fantastic.....glad I bought it

          By flyboy

          from raleigh nc

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Sports/Action
              • Weddings/Events

              Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

              Most of my photography involves my camera in hand. This hand strap works great, now I don't worry about dropping my camera or slipping out of my hand. Very simple installation.

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              • No

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              5.0

              Accept no imitations

              By Alexisphoto

              from Miller Place, NY

              About Me Pro Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy to Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                  This is a great hand grip - we use it in conjunction with the Spyder belt, so the way it is installed on the camera is perfect.

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                  • No

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                  3.0

                  Decent accessory

                  By Eric

                  from CT

                  Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                  Feels a bit cheap. Would've happily paid more for leather vs pleather. Makes my hand a but sweaty from the material. Does the job, fits well.

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                  5.0

                  Canon Strap E1 Replacement

                  By BBurk

                  from Salt Lake City, UT

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Durable
                  • Easy to Use
                  • Good Audio Quality
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Family Photos
                    • Weddings/Events

                    Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                    Canon stopped making the E1 strap which was a shame. Canon now makes an E2 strap. Problem is the Canon E2 strap does NOT work on SLR cameras that have a battery grip. It isn't long enough to mount the the bottom. I bought the Vello strap and it works just as good as the Canon E1 does on my other camera. Thanks Vello for still carrying this product. Oh and to the makers of Canon, make a strap that works with a vertical battery grip.

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                    • No

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                    4.0

                    Exactly as described!

                    By dandlpete

                    from Farmington Hills, MI

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                          Creating a piece of industrial test equipment and needed an adjustable hand strap. This one is perfect! Nicely generic, nicely padded and easily installed. Will definitely be buying this product again!

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                          5.0

                          great fit

                          By KV

                          from Dallas, TX

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Compact
                          • Durable
                          • Easy to Use
                          • Lightweight

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Sports/Action
                            • Travel
                            • Video
                            • Weddings/Events

                            Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                            This is the primary strap I use on my camera. It's compact, comfortable and easy to use. It feels very secure on my camera

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                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Hand grip

                            By Mharwood16

                            from Colorado USA

                            Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                            Works well. Attaches easily.

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                            5.0

                            Vello HGS-2 Hand grip

                            By ShermN8r

                            from Linthicum Hts, MD

                            About Me Photo Enthusiast

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Compact
                            • Durable
                            • Easy to Use

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Landscape/Scenery
                              • Sports/Action
                              • Travel
                              • Video
                              • Weddings/Events
                              • Wildlife Photos

                              Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                              Probably one of the most useful accessories I have purchased for my T4i. I can walk around all day and my hands and fingers will not tire from holding my camera...I purchased for my sister, she has small hands and she stated it is so comfortable. Proved invaluable during her recent trip to Italy; she comfortably shot 4000 pics, thanks to her battery grip and hand grip...I think I am a good brother as she really appreciated not missing a shot.

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                              • No

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                              4.0

                              It's ok.

                              By jeremykramerphoto.com

                              from Cincinnati, OH

                              About Me Pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                                    This is a decent hand grip strap for the price but it does have some flaws. First is that the straps that connect to your camera are very long and will either need cut or tucked (i have this on a 5d mkiii with grip). Second is the padding slides around too much when you stick your hand into the grip and needs adjustment each time. Overall it does the job and is... just ok.

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                                    • No

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                                    4.0

                                    Comfortable

                                    By Aaron

                                    from Ca

                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Durable
                                    • Easy to Use
                                    • Lightweight

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Family Photos
                                      • Landscape/Scenery
                                      • Travel
                                      • Weddings/Events
                                      • Wildlife Photos

                                      Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                                      This item is comfortable. It is a little different than the Canon version but if you are okay with not having the Canon name, this is a good buy. Great savings.

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                                      • No

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                                      4.0

                                      Good accessory for your battery grip

                                      By drumhedz

                                      from Tucson, AZ

                                      About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                      Verified Reviewer

                                      Pros

                                      • Durable
                                      • Easy to Use
                                      • Lightweight

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Sports/Action
                                        • Travel
                                        • Wildlife Photos

                                        Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                                        Best battery grip strap for Canon since they discontinued their own strap. Easy to install, and love the peace of mind gained from having the extra strap on my right hand to steady/support the 5D mk III. After a while you don't even notice it is there, just feels natural.

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                                        • No

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                                        5.0

                                        Handy grip for camera.

                                        By Eric

                                        from Glendale, Az

                                        About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Compact
                                        • Durable
                                        • Easy to Use
                                        • Lightweight

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Family Photos
                                          • Landscape/Scenery
                                          • Sports/Action
                                          • Travel
                                          • Wildlife Photos

                                          Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                                          The vello grip makes it more comfortable to walk around with my camera, I'm ready to take shots immediately.

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                                          • No

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                                          4.0

                                          Works as Advertised

                                          By Rick

                                          from Dallas, TX

                                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                          • Durable
                                          • Easy to Use
                                          • Lightweight

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Family Photos
                                            • Landscape/Scenery
                                            • Sports/Action
                                            • Travel
                                            • Weddings/Events
                                            • Wildlife Photos

                                            Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                                            Like everyone else I was so tired of camera straps getting in the way, getting caught, etc. and after reading other reviews decided to try it. Was not as hard to install or adjust as I thought it might be. First use was at a wedding. As a guest, not a shooter. Worked great and actually made it easier to get around and through all the people to get a shot. I'd say I have medium sized hands and had no problems. It's easy to tighten or loosen depending on your needs at the time.

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                                            • No

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                                            4.0

                                            Exactly what I expected

                                            By JT

                                            from San Diego, CA

                                            About Me Pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Easy to Use

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Sports/Action

                                              Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                                              I shoot adult softball for a local sports facility and some times the ball seems to have me as it's target. I mostly shoot on a monopod with some pretty long lenses and needed a way to feel secure knowing I am able to move "DUCK" out of the way in a hurry and not drop my gear.This works great, and as an added bonus...it allows me to relocate swiftly and accurately. At first it took me a little time to get used to it sticking to the back of my hand ie;sweating, but now I don't even notice. The bottom buckle did come undone one time, but by threading the tail back through the opposite side of the buckle this eliminated that problem. Great product! Worth the money at twice the price.

                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                              • No

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                                              5.0

                                              Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Gri

                                              By Scrappy Ko Ko

                                              from Vallejo, CA

                                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Comfortable
                                              • Compact
                                              • Durable
                                              • Easy to Use
                                              • Lightweight

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Everything

                                                Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                                                I use this hand strap on my Canon T2i with battery grip. Very soft and comfortable with Nice soft Leather hand pad. Surprisingly Strong and Very lightweight. Supplies a Sturdy grip on your camera for many purposes. Great for Action shots!

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                                                • No

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                                                4.0

                                                Nice

                                                By Dr Bastian

                                                from San Juan PR

                                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Easy to Use

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Family Photos
                                                  • Landscape/Scenery
                                                  • Sports/Action
                                                  • Travel
                                                  • Weddings/Events
                                                  • Wildlife Photos

                                                  Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                                                  Nice

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                                                  • No

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                                                  3.0

                                                  Not what I expected

                                                  By Not to happy

                                                  from Puerto Rico

                                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Adjustable

                                                  Cons

                                                  • Difficult to Attach
                                                  • Poorly Padded

                                                  Best Uses

                                                    Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                                                    Too small for my big hand... Not to strong construction, nor great material. It might work good with a small dslr, but not the big ones.

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                                                    • No

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                                                    3.0

                                                    Not what I expected

                                                    By Mariposa Bonita

                                                    from Puerto Rico

                                                    About Me Pro Photographer

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                      Cons

                                                      • Difficult to Attach
                                                      • Poorly Padded

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        Comments about Vello Hand Grip Strap for Vertical Battery Grip (Black):

                                                        It looks and feels cheap... Small for big hands... Feels uncomfortable. Doesn't feel strong enough to hold my equipment. It' ok for a smaller dslr.

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                                                        • No

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